$22,000 Life-Sized Naruto Statue Announced

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If you ever dreamed of hugging or having your way with a life-sized version of Naruto Uzumaki, you’re in luck.

A life-sized, 166cm (roughly 5″4) tall statue of the awkwardly running shinobi was commissioned (via Nifty) by TV Tokyo’s local China branch, Hangzhou Duai Man Trading Co., a wholly owned subsidiary of the Japanese network.

The above design was based on the anime adaptation of the popular manga, by character designer Tetsuya Nishio. The statue will be sold only in China apparently (as the mainland Chinese have lots of cash) for a cool 2.4 million yen, or roughly $22,000. That’s also the price of a modest four-door automobile, but I digress.

Sales for the life-sized Naruto statue will begin on June 8th at the launch of this year’s Shanghai Wonder Fest, and will run until July 31st. Following this, reservations for the statue will be fulfilled as early as October of this year.

Brandon Orselli


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